Patrick Ertel

About Patrick Ertel

Patrick Ertel is the editor of Vintage Truck magazine.

1960 International B-100 – It’s A Family Thing
Patrick Ertel

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The 1960 International B-100 that appears in the May/June 2015 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Shelby Kirkham who comes from a family of International truck devotees. Shelby and her father began the restoration in April 2010 and finished in less than a year. The work included disassembling the truck down to the frame, cutting away and patching rust spots in the original sheetmetal, powder-coating the springs, and having the gas tank acid-dipped and sealed. … Read the rest of the story…

1956 International S-112 Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Patrick Ertel

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During the 13th Annual Vintage Truck Show on August 2, 2014, we interviewed several truck owners about their vintage vehicles. We learned a lot of neat information and heard many interesting stories. In this video, truck owner Ralph Pamer of Springfield, Ohio, tells us about his 1956 International S-112 truck. If you missed this year’s truck show, be sure to bring your old truck to the next show on August 1, 2015, across from Young’s Dairy in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Be sure … Read the rest of the story…

1943 Willys MB Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Patrick Ertel

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During the 13th Annual Vintage Truck Show on August 2, 2014, we interviewed several truck owners about their vintage vehicles. We learned a lot of neat information and heard many interesting stories. In this video, truck owner Alan Johnson of Beavercreek, Ohio, tells us about his 1943 Willys MB truck. We have more videos to come, so keeping checking the website for the latest video from VT TV. If you missed this year’s truck show, be sure to bring your old truck to the … Read the rest of the story…

1936 Ford 2-Ton Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Patrick Ertel

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During the 13th Annual Vintage Truck Show on August 2, 2014, we interviewed several truck owners about their vintage vehicles. We learned a lot of neat information and heard many interesting stories. In this video, truck owner Lee Davis of Fairborn, Ohio, tells us about his 1936 Ford two-ton truck. We have more videos to come, so keeping checking the website for the latest video from VT TV. If you missed this year’s truck show, be sure to bring your old truck … Read the rest of the story…

Vintage Truck on the Radio
Patrick Ertel

Classic Car Garage radio interview

A couple of weeks ago, Vintage Truck publisher and editor, Patrick Ertel, gave an interview to Classic Car Garage’s radio show about the vintage truck hobby. We are very proud to be consulted to share our thoughts and information about the hobby. If you have some time, take a listen to the 9-minute interview.   … Read the rest of the story…

Buick Roadmaster – The Buick Plant Pickup
Patrick Ertel

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The 1940 Buick Roadmaster that appears in the March/April 2015 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was built specially for use within the Flint plant and is owned by Marvin Stephenson. Historian Gary Hopcraft discovered that this particular pickup was able to escape destruction on more than one occasion, first from a salvage yard and later from a fire in the building where it was being stored. … Read the rest of the story…

Chevrolet 3100 – Tearful Reunion
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The 1954 Chevrolet 3100 that appears in the January/February 2015 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Bruce Barnes who received the truck by way of his grandfather, Raymond Anderson, who was a bulldozer operator in the town of Girard, Illinois. Bruce surprised his parents with the restoration by driving it in a homecoming parade, a stunt that brought tears to his adoring mother’s eyes. … Read the rest of the story…